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Day 365: End Game. The official end of my 365 photo journey that has enabled me to better understand myself in my everlasting quest of self-discovery. There’s just so many things that we haven’t understood about the human body and mind, which is what I’ve been trying to discover day by day.
I might be ‘upgrading’ to a wordpress account for my more serious postings, and use this as the casual posting platform instead. Shall populate more posts on the wordpress account first before I even reveal the address out :D
Although I regret to inform that I will no longer be pursuing the idea of posting a photo a day, I will still try and post as often as I can, and I really encourage you all to try and take up this project at least once in your lifetime.
Posting a photo a day for 365 days isn’t just about improving your photography skills, it’s a self-reflection exercise that enables you to find out more about yourself and what you can improve on. During the process, and especially during this time of debrief when it ends, when I look back at the photos to collate and check it out, I start to see trends and motivations for taking the shots, and using those I can better understand myself.
Why am I not posting a photo a day anymore? Let’s just say that I got what I wanted from this journey already, and right now what I really want to do is to be in the moment by improving myself based in the results of this journey and be on my way in the pursuit of happiness.
So take care and I hope that YOU will attempt this project anytime you want. I didn’t plan the start of this project, one day I just felt like it and did it, and it has lasted for a total of a year already.
Yes, YOU reading this post right now, take out your camera, take a photo of yourself smiling and start shooting more shots already! :)
Day 364: Full Circle. This is it, the last part of my journey. I’m very happy that I used this picture to symbolize my final photo in this journey, because it represents a full circle, as I symbolically came back to where it all began.
Day 1 of this journey I took a shot, really similar to this, with me in a restaurant with my Philippine teammates having a meet-up. I told myself at that point of time that I must start this journey, because keeping memories was so important to me at that point of time.
Day 364 of this journey I took a shot once more, but something has changed. No longer did I take a shot just so that I can dwell in the past, but just as a keepsake for those times when I need to take a look at what I had done in the past.
I guess I’m ready to move on and take the next step, and finally put a stop to this project and instead focus on living in the present and enjoying the moments with the people that I care about the most.
Thank you for reading this, and most importantly thank you for being a part of my life. I know this blog has had a rather gloomy tone to it at times, but I guess that’s just my idea of putting some serious thinking and putting in effort to make this something meaningful to me.
Day 363: Keep Cool. My aeromedical date is tomorrow! The most important thing for me to do right now would be to keep calm and go into the medical centre feeling stress free and keep my heart rate at the slow resting pace that I’ve trained hard to achieve thus far.
I made myself a promise, that if I pass this aeromedical, or even if I do not pass this aeromedical, that I will start wholeheartedly attempting to naturally cure my myopia that has been an inconveniencing factor for me for ages.
Yes, I’ll naturally cure it! I can’t resist the challenge of both proving optometrists wrong once and for all and also to cure my myopia without risking laser surgery. I’ve always believed in mind over matter, and this time I’m putting my beliefs to the ultimate test.
But first things first, aeromedical tomorrow! I really want to be a pilot, and tomorrow once more my dreams will be put to the test again. Many more trials to go hopefully (because that means I passed the stages)!
Day 362: The Walk Home. First day without lenses once more in anticipation of my upcoming medical this Wednesday.
We tend to not realise the importance of something until we have lost it, in my case it would be my perfect vision, which was unfortunately lost during the Primary 2-3 period, after a prolonged exposure to reading books and exploring computers.
I really want my perfect eyesight back. Sometimes I look back and regret not taking care of my eyes when I was young, but yet I realised that there was nothing much I could do now anyways. Thank you optician for prescribing to me glasses to make my myopia worse and now almost not able to be naturally corrected to 6/6 once more.
Eyeglasses make your myopia worse, believe it or not. That’s why I tend to see the world with my pure 300 degrees eyesight, and only turn to glasses when needed. Right now I’m wearing some pinhole glasses to make me not strain my eyes too much when I’m viewing the computer.
Uncomfortable? Yes, it does cut out a few stops of light, and looking through pinholes is indeed distracting. But I want to get my eyes back to perfect, and this small inconvenience is a small price to pay for years of good eyesight in the future.
Day 361: Wild Wild Wet! Spent today, which was 10-10-10, going to Wild Wild Wet with the usual suspects minus one. Quite a nice day of relaxation, although it was definitely more fun to go there the first time round as compared to the second time, as I had already taken most of the rides before already.
Had a fun time splashing around and being a nuisance at some points, spraying water at some people that unfortunately entered the line of sight of the water cannons strategically positioned at some points of the water playground, but a little fun and water won’t hurt will it? :)
Definitely a fun day today!
Everything happens for a reason. Delve deeper into the context and subtext of the photos, and perhaps you will find a pleasant surprise or a nice revelation.